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ECS All about the Endocannabinoid System

All about the Endocannabinoid System

By Nico Blier | April 16, 2021 |

Homeostasis. All living organisms need this ability to regulate internal, physical, and chemical systems to function well and live healthily. To help maintain homeostasis, the body’s Endocannabinoid System (ECS) plays a big part. Homeostasis, from the Greek words for “same” and “steady,” is the ability to maintain a stable internal system, which includes a healthy…

Pressure points for topicals

CBD topicals and pressure points: 4 pulse points for best results

By Azra Kassam | April 13, 2021 |

How you apply or consume CBD can be as important as the product you choose. CBD comes in the form of ingestibles (like capsules, oil, gummies) or topical CBD (creams, balms, and salves). Depending on the severity of your condition, you may reach for a specific product or concentration. As for topical application, CBD can…

Hemp oil vs. CBD

Hemp oil vs. CBD oil…and why the difference matters

By Azra Kassam | March 18, 2021 |

Hemp oil vs CBD oil, if you’ve ever asked what’s the difference, you’re not the only one. To help clear confusion we’ll answer the most common hemp oil vs CBD oil questions for you.  CBD (Cannabidiol) is derived from the hemp plant, which is one of the reasons some people confuse hemp oil and CBD…

CBD vs. THC: what’s the difference, anyway?

By Azra Kassam | February 12, 2021 |

Despite the growing popularity of cannabis in health and wellness conversations, the difference between CBD and THC still remains blurred for some. It’s easy to see why—cannabis, hemp and marijuana are terms that are sometimes used interchangeably when talking about the benefits and differences between CBD vs THC. To be clear, they are not the…

CBD oil for migraines

CBD for migraine relief: does it really work?

By Azra Kassam | February 8, 2021 |

We’ve all experienced the symptoms: a piercing pain behind the eyes, cramping in the neck, a pounding feeling in between the ears—you know it—migraines. While traditional treatments include over the counter medications and even botox, CBD oil for migraines may be a natural solution to this painful problem. Migraines and headaches are common health conditions,…

CBD and bioavailability

CBD bioavailability: what it is and why you should care

By Azra Kassam | January 26, 2021 |

CBD has seen a rapid rise in popularity over recent years due to its numerous health benefits. It is used as an alternative to traditional medicine and has been shown to improve and help heal many injuries and ailments including muscle pain, problematic skin, and anxiety. If you have dabbled with CBD products, whether that’s…

CBD oil for joint inflammation

What you should know about CBD for joint inflammation

By Azra Kassam | January 17, 2021 |

Over the last few years, CBD has seen a rise in popularity as people become more interested in alternatives to traditional medicine. Some of the more well-known problems that CBD has been found to help treat include anxiety, sleep, and running injuries. Although the effects of CBD use is an area of research that has…

Which CBD product should I try?

Which CBD product is right for me? Guide to CBD products

By Azra Kassam | January 8, 2021 |

CBD is not just a buzz word in the wellness category. The Google search for which CBD product should I try? turns up 62 million hits alone, meaning the thirst for CBD knowledge and information isn’t just a trend, it’s growing. If you’re one of the curious thousands ready to try CBD but not sure…

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How long does it take for CBD to work?

By Azra Kassam | October 24, 2020 |

Choosing the right CBD product is important, and your decision may also be influenced by your preferred consumption method and the length of time it takes to activate in your system. It is important to note that how long it takes for CBD to work will differ based on the consumption method that you choose.…

CBD extraction methods

A complete guide to CBD extraction methods

By Azra Kassam | October 24, 2020 |

In order to produce the CBD products that are permeating industries like health, wellness, and beauty, CBD must first be extracted from the plant that carries it. Of course, not all CBD extraction methods will yield the same results, and some methods are safer and more effective than others. Here we will cover solvent extraction,…